Maurice Glasman describes the mission and methods of London Citizens:

Made up of more than 100 institutions, mainly churches, mosques and trade union branches, we are the largest broad-based community organisation in Europe. Owned by our members, we pursue the common good by engaging in common action around common issues.

Following the financial crash of last year, a new issue emerged and a new campaign was forged.


Our faith communities had no difficulty in naming this. They call it usury: the charging of excessive interest by the rich upon the poor with the corresponding transfer of whatever slender assets the weaker party had accumulated. They think it’s wrong and have decided to do something about it. And so was born the anti-usury campaign.

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